Definition of Genus Punica

1. Noun. Coextensive with the family Punicaceae.

Exact synonyms: Punica
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Punicaceae, Punicaceae
Member holonyms: Pomegranate, Pomegranate Tree, Punica Granatum

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Punica

genus Pteropus
genus Pterostylis
genus Ptilocercus
genus Ptilocrinus
genus Ptilonorhynchus
genus Ptloris
genus Ptyas
genus Ptychozoon
genus Puccinia
genus Pueraria
genus Puffinus
genus Pulex
genus Pulicaria
genus Pulsatilla
genus Punica (current term)
genus Pycnanthemum
genus Pygopus
genus Pygoscelis
genus Pylodictus
genus Pyracantha
genus Pyralis
genus Pyrausta
genus Pyrethrum
genus Pyrocephalus
genus Pyrola
genus Pyrophorus
genus Pyrrhula
genus Pyrrhuloxia
genus Pyrrosia

Literary usage of Genus Punica

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"genus Punica,* Linn. B. & H., Gen., i, p. 784. There is but a single species. 113. Punica Granatum,t Linn., Sp. Plant., ed. ),p. 472 (1753). Pomegranate. ..."

2. A Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger (1898)
"Comprising only the genus Punica, with two species. Punica Granatum, the Pomegranate, is a small tree with scattered, entire leaves; it grows wild in the ..."

3. A General System of Botany Descriptive and Analytical: In Two Parts by Emmanuel Le Maout, Joseph Decaisne, Joseph Dalton Hooker (1876)
"ONLY GENUS. Punica. The fruit of the Pomegranate is probably monstrous, and analogous to certain fruits singularly modified by cultivation, as the Tomato ..."

4. Materia medica and therapeutics: Vegetable Kingdom by Charles Douglas Fergusson Phillips (1874)
"THE order called by this name is constituted of the single genus Punica, referred by some to the ..."

5. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy: Intended for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"A small family represented by a single genus, Punica, and of which there are two species. By some authors the plants are included with the Lythraceae with ..."

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